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Aug 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Stereotypical Portrayals Live on Despite Death of Jerry Lewis

posted by Louis Chan

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis was half the comedy team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis


 
Jerry Lewis is recognized as one of the classic comedians of our time.
 
With his passing this Sunday, you’ll likely see numerous tributes to the 91-year-old actor.
 
Unfortunately, Lewis comes from a time when it was considered funny to … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

posted by Gabi Wy
Elaine Chao

Photo courtesy of James O’Gara

Asian American organizations are criticizing Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao after President Trump’s response to the White supremacist rally in Virginia that turned deadly, reported The Hill.

In a petition, the organizations said she “stood by President Trump as he blamed both sides for the racist acts that took place … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Cemetery Vandalized with Anti-Asian Graffiti

posted by Randall

Cemetary Vandalism Cypress Hills New York
 
Police in New York are on the lookout for three men suspected of both damaging and desecrating headstones at a cemetery in Brooklyn with anti-Asian graffiti, reports WABC.

Surveillance video released shows three men at the Cypress Hills Cemetery past midnight.

Authorities accuse the men of damaging some 40 headstones-knocking them over and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 15, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

The White Supremacists who Refused to Be Treated by An Asian American Doctor

posted by Randall
Trauma Team at UVA

A multicultural trauma team is on standby to treat the injured from violent protests by White nationalists

The violent protests by Nazi sympathizers and White supremacists this weekend in Virginia ended in three dead and a number of people injured.

Waiting to treat the injured was a multicultural trauma team at the University of Virginia.… Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

posted by Randall
anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

This graffiti was plastered in parts of San Francisco in September 2015

Millennials are known to be the most diverse generations in U.S. history.

A new survey from GenForward, however, has found a sharp divide between Blacks, Latinx, Asians and Whites on issues, reported the Washington Post

The survey found on these issues, Asian Americans … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Show Highlights Discrimination Faced by Queer Asians

posted by Randall

It’s still unusual to see Asian American men in lead roles. It’s even more unusual to see a show look at the discrimination Asians face not only in Hollywood, but also the LGBTQ communities.
 

Before I Got Famous

Anthony Ma stars in Before I got Famous


 
Before I Got Famous has all those elements. The show will … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 13, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

American Teen Moves from China to Launch U.S. Music Career

posted by Olivia Wolf
JP Vance

JP Vance

By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Intern

16-year-old JP Vance marked his transition from Chinese to American pop music this summer with his new single This Is America.

The song was released around July 4th and addresses both the joys of living in the United States as well as the difficulties of being … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 11, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Asian American All-Girl Comedy Group Satirizes K-pop/J-pop ‘Nonsensical Cuteness’

posted by Nicole Ki
AzNPop

AzNPop

The five member all-girl Asian American group “AzN Pop!” is making a splash with its music and satire-taking jabs at K-Pop (Korean Pop) and J-Pop (Japanese Pop)  and delivering a message about the Asian American experience.

AzN Pop! is the first female Asian American group to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade, which was … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 10, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

Teen Wolf Actress Arden Cho Addresses Racism in Video

posted by Olivia Wolf

Arden Cho

Arden Cho


 
Teen Wolf actress Arden Cho addressed her irritation over constantly being asked “what she is” in a new YouTube video, reports Teen Vogue.
 
In the video, titled “What Am I?” Cho shared a recent experience with an Uber driver who told her that she was “definitely not Korean,” after only … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 8, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

American Remake of Korean Drama Good Doctor to Star White Actor

posted by Randall

Daniel Dae KimDaniel Dae Kim has deservedly gotten a lot of love from the Asian American community.

His recent salary dispute and sudden departure from Hawaii Five-0 brought to light the issue of pay equity on an ensemble cast.

His portrayals as Chin Ho Kelly on Five-0 and Jin-Soo Kwon on Lost showed both depth and strength … Read more

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